All those living within a mile of the accident site were evacuated. Special services work at the scene of the accident.
In the American state of Texas, in the city of Morrisville, a freight train with 25 cars, including those with oil products, went off the rails. This was reported on Thursday, October 29, by the press-service of the Office of Sheriff of Orange County on Facebook.
It is noted that 600 people living within a mile radius of the accident site were evacuated. Five cisterns were damaged and four of them leaked. However, there is no danger to the population.
Special services work at the scene of the accident. The victims have not yet been reported.
The moment the cars descended, the video was distributed in the Network. The cause of the accident is still unknown.
DANGEROUS DERAILMENT: Eyewitness footage captured the moment a train carrying chemicals derailed in Mauriceville, Texas, prompting evacuations at nearby elementary and middle school and knocking out power to thousands; investigators remain on the scene. https://t.co/fVMZ2j70Rn pic.twitter.com/FB7FlakdUj— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) October 29, 2020